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Book 1 features a dedication page from Robert Peake to Henry, Prince of Wales. Manuscript note dated 1756 on verso of book 3, chapter 4, fol. 1: "On the sixth of Nov. the Rotunda of the ancient Pantheon at Rome suddenly fell in, to the [ ] demolition of that amazing
Gothic type, often in double column. AD woodcut monogram of Albrecht Durer on title page. c.136 full-length woodcuts of human figures in proportion. 4 folding woodcut diagrams and numerous smaller woodcut diagrams in text depicting hands, arms and head in closer detail.
Instructional card published by Vyse and Hill, Wolfe Street, Stoke on knitting socks for men and boys inserted to front, and inscribed S. E. Aug 11th 1900. Newspaper cutting of Princess Elizabeth as a baby in Hyde Park before her trip to Scotland also inserted.
Agent's trade label pasted on to title page: All information regarding supplying the above, also special designs and estimates, will be supplied by G[eorge]. H. Potts, agent, 92 Princes Street, Edinburgh. Further Potts label to exterior binding. Former GSA library label inside front cover marking location as cupboard P shelf 77. Pencil manuscript inscription Robert Robertson 359 to title page, now crossed through. Further pencil inscription School of Art. Further pen manuscript inscription, now...
Miscellaneous nineteenth and twentieth century illustrated and photographic postcards, showing architectural details and scenes. Mostly from Great Britain and France, and some with manuscript messages and inscriptions. ( 1 reviews )
Two books bound as one: Third book - Fourth book. Pencil annotations atop most plates. Third book: plate XX is double-fold. Fourth book: plates VIII, XIV, XXI, XXX, XXXVII, XLII, LI, LVII, LXXVII, XCIV are double-fold.
Adam Luke Gowans graduated with an MA from the University of Glasgow in 1895 before entering publishing. This scrapbook was probably used to compile examples of historiated initials and letters that could be used as the basis for those in his published works.
byScamozzi, Vincenzo; Brown, John; Leybourn, William
Nineteenth century calfskin binding with embossed decorative border. Portrait frontispiece reads 'The booke of architecture by Vincent Scamozzi, Mr. Builder of Venice. With very large additions by other hands.' Some pencil calculations inside front cover. Pencil drawings, including grandfather clock on verso of plates 27, 30. Double-fold rule immediately preceeding page 17 and further inserted engravings, some double-fold, in the remainder of this section. Measurement tables to rear...
Original coloured paper covers. Late 20th century paper and oilcloth covers surrounding. Publisher's advertisements to rear. "Published under the authority of the Department of Science and Art, and recommended in its list of publications." Victoria Regina insignia to title page.
Red cloth binding with gold-stampled EG monogram to front and gold letters to spine. Original buff paper dust jacket with red sans serif letters around red rectangles bearing Gill's monogram and '25' in white manuscript. White nude female dancers to rear. Historiated initial by Gill to start of Introduction.
Original coloured paper covers. Late 20th century paper and oilcloth covers surrounding. "Published under the authority of the Department of Science and Art, and recommended in its list of publications." Victoria Regina insignia to title page.
Early 20th century green cloth binding with Art Nouveau style letters, repeated candle flame motif, and vignette of stylised flame. Gold-stamped letters and candle flames to spine. Printed by Richard Clay & Sons, London.
Early 20th century yellow cloth binding with black-printed letters, plain border and illustration of a shoe. Retains blue paper dust jacket with blue printed letters and illustrations. Publisher's device to title page. Printed by Butler & Tanner, Frome.
Rebound in twentieth century blue buckram with gold-tooled letters to spine. 'Frills & flounces for 1925.' Published annually 1922-1926. Each issue contains a diary and note page and introductory essay on fashions by writers of the day. Printed in photogravure and hand coloured in stencil and watercolour on wove paper. The almanacs have decorative covers, each containing 12 pochoir plates by Barbier, one for each month.
Manuscript signature 'Campbell Douglas, Glasgow' on title page. Typed label inside to front: 'gifted by Mrs Campbell Douglas. November 1920.' Directions to binder printed to rear. Rebound in blue twentieth century buckram. Former library number painted in white onto spine. Decorative frontispiece. Dedication page to the noblemen and gentlemen educated at Eton School. Manuscript description and rendering of the arms of Whale to rear.
Nineteenth century Japanese binding in paper covers, stitched with green thread. Paste-on paper title panel to rear, along with inventory label bearing 791. Includes 1 fold-out loose-leaf page of Japanese text.
Original coloured paper covers. Late 20th century paper and oilcloth covers surrounding. "Published under the authority of the Department of Science and Art, and recommended in its list of publications." Victoria Regina insignia to title page. Advertisement for Architectural Museum, Canon Row, Parliament Square to rear.